The table below looks at the statistics for the Application Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Application Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Security Specialist
Rank 856 877 838
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -39
Permanent jobs requiring an Application Security Specialist 22 24 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.022% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.023% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 22 19 11
Average salary £75,000 £65,000 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £60,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year
- +17.07%
Application Security Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97564 104302 96112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.53% 94.51% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 81515 86339 80864
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Application Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Application Security Specialist in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Application Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Application Security Specialist
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Application Security Specialist across the England region.

Application Security Specialist Salary Trend in England

Application Security Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Application Security Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Application Security Specialist Salary Histogram in England

Application Security Specialist
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Application Security Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +31 19 £75,000 +7.14% 1
West Midlands -23 3 £60,000 -7.69%
Application Security Specialist
UK

Application Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Application Security Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Application Security Specialist in their job title.

1 42 (84.00%) Security Testing
2 35 (70.00%) OWASP
2 35 (70.00%) Information Security
3 34 (68.00%) Java
4 31 (62.00%) .NET
5 28 (56.00%) C++
6 24 (48.00%) C#
7 23 (46.00%) Ethical Hacking
8 22 (44.00%) Finance
9 19 (38.00%) Spring
9 19 (38.00%) C
9 19 (38.00%) Struts
9 19 (38.00%) Python
9 19 (38.00%) RDBMS
9 19 (38.00%) Relational Database
10 18 (36.00%) Cyber Security
10 18 (36.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 17 (34.00%) PCI DSS
11 17 (34.00%) SDLC
12 15 (30.00%) Degree
12 15 (30.00%) E-Commerce
13 14 (28.00%) Firewall
13 14 (28.00%) Software Engineering
13 14 (28.00%) Mobile App
14 10 (20.00%) Banking
15 9 (18.00%) Automated Testing
15 9 (18.00%) Manual Testing
15 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET
16 8 (16.00%) CISSP
16 8 (16.00%) Financial Institution

Application Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Application Security Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Application Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.00%) RDBMS
1 19 (38.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Metasploit
General
1 22 (44.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.00%) Banking
3 8 (16.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.00%) Electronics
4 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (62.00%) .NET
2 19 (38.00%) Spring
2 19 (38.00%) Struts
3 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.00%) CSS
4 3 (6.00%) SOAP
4 3 (6.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (6.00%) WCF
4 3 (6.00%) REST
4 3 (6.00%) Web Services
4 3 (6.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (4.00%) DTV
4 1 (2.00%) PKI
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (84.00%) Security Testing
2 35 (70.00%) Information Security
2 35 (70.00%) OWASP
3 23 (46.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 18 (36.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 18 (36.00%) Cyber Security
5 17 (34.00%) SDLC
6 15 (30.00%) E-Commerce
7 14 (28.00%) Software Engineering
8 9 (18.00%) Manual Testing
8 9 (18.00%) Automated Testing
9 8 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (6.00%) Data Security
11 3 (6.00%) Risk Management
11 3 (6.00%) Risk Assessment
11 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (6.00%) TOGAF
11 3 (6.00%) Security Architecture
12 2 (4.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (68.00%) Java
2 28 (56.00%) C++
3 24 (48.00%) C#
4 19 (38.00%) C
4 19 (38.00%) Python
5 5 (10.00%) SQL
6 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (30.00%) Degree
2 8 (16.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (34.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.00%) QA
4 1 (2.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Google
2 3 (6.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.00%) WorldPay
London
HP Group
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago